14 aprilie 2021

Biden: 9/11 attacks no longer justify US military presence in Afghanistan


President Joe Biden on Wednesday said he would end American military involvement in its longest war by the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks because maintaining troops in Afghanistan would do little change the conflict in that country.“We went to Afghanistan because of a horrific attack that happened 20 years ago,” Biden said in the televised speech from the White House Treaty Room. “That cannot explain why we should remain there in 2021.“It is time for American troops to come [...]